Retro Throwback Socks by Twin Stitches Designs

Retro Throwback Socks

July 2020
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
34 stitches and 48 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette
US 1 - 2.25 mm
400 - 600 yards (366 - 549 m)
Adult Small, Medium ans Large
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Retro Throwback Socks are a fun and easy pair of socks for knitters of any skill level. Whether you’re new to sock knitting or this is your hundredth pair of, socks they’re a joy to knit for everyone. Using two contrast colors and one main color, you’ll be doing fun stripes on the top of the leg while the rest of the foot is knit in the main color. This is designed with a heel flap and gusset instructions and comes in three adult sizes. This is a unisex pattern so I can see people knitting a ton of them for gifts for family and friends. People can have fun combining different bases and colors to really make it their own.

S, (M, L)

2.25 mm / US 1 or size needed to obtain correct gauge

Yarn options
100g of fingering weight yarn for the main colour with two 50g skeins for the contrast colours

Sample was knit using
Main Colour
Knit Picks Stroll Tweed in Lavender Field Heather 65% Fine Superwash Merino Wool, 25% Nylon, 10% Donegal Tweed, 231 yards per 50 grams

Contrast Colour 1
Knit Picks Stroll in Jack Rabbit Heather 75% Fine Superwash Merino Wool, 25% Nylon, 231 yards per 50 grams

Contrast Colour 2
Knit Picks Capretta in Pino Heather 80% Fine Superwash Merino Wool, 10% Cashmere, 10% Nylon , 230 yards per 50 grams

Gauge (unblocked) in stockinette
36 stitches x 40 rows per 4” / 10.1 cm

Tapestry needle